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LinuxHardware.org: System of the Year X2: Part One

Jul 19, 2002, 03:00 (5 Talkback[s])

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"Well the time has finally come for us to unveil the dual processor system of the year, from this point on dubbed X2. This article will be the first in a series that will outline what components should go into the system of the year. The goal of splitting up these articles is to give each component its fair share of coverage and explanation. This first article will cover the core of the machine, our choice of processors and motherboard. In this review we will be focusing on processor and memory benchmarks and the features of each contender. The products we will be pitting against each other are a dual Intel Xeon 2.2GHz system from Pogo Linux, a PerformanceWare 1350, and a dual AMD Athlon MP 2100+ system based on the MSI K7D Master motherboard. For information on why you would want to go with dual processors, check out our original Athlon MP article. Now let's get down to business..."

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